Protective effect of Castanea sativa and Quercus robur leaf extracts against oxygen and nitrogen reactive species.

@article{Almeida2008ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective effect of Castanea sativa and Quercus robur leaf extracts against oxygen and nitrogen reactive species.},
  author={Isabel Filipa Almeida and Eduarda Fernandes and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Fontes da Costa Lima and Paulo C. P. Costa and Maria Fernanda Bahia},
  journal={Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={91 2-3},
  pages={87-95}
}
Topical natural antioxidants are a useful strategy for the prevention of photoaging and oxidative stress mediated skin diseases. In view of this underlying principle, the screening of natural plant extracts with scavenging activity for pro-oxidant reactive species is a primary requirement for the development of new topical antioxidant formulations. In the present study, an ethanol:water (7:3) extract from Castanea sativa leaves and a ethanol:water (2:3) extract from Quercus robur leaves were… CONTINUE READING

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